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Saturday Night Live vet Seth Meyers and brother Josh land NBC development deal

Saturday Night Live vet Seth Meyers and brother Josh land NBC development deal

By | August 2, 2012 at 9:57 pm | No comments

Among the myriad reasons Seth Meyers will not be positioning himself as a late-stage candidate for co-hosting duties alongside Kelly Ripa (as was reported recently) is, no doubt, the deal he just inked with NBC. Though he's set to return as Saturday Night Live's head writer and...

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Kristen Wiig departs Saturday Night Live: watch the teary goodbye

Kristen Wiig departs Saturday Night Live: watch the teary goodbye

By | May 20, 2012 at 8:11 pm | No comments

Although no official announcement had been made prior to last night's season finale of Saturday Night Live, most show fans knew that Kristen Wiig was leaving the show after an amazingly fruitful seven years. And now, it's official, seeing as the show ended with a skit, wherein...

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Meet Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live’s newest featured player (Video)

Meet Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live’s newest featured player (Video)

By | March 29, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments

With the likely departure of Kristen Wigg and Abby Elliot’s status unknown after being let go from a FOX sitcom, Lorne Michaels is in need of securing a few funny ladies to round out the cast of Saturday Night Live. During the past few weeks, the brass at the iconic sketch...

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“30 Rock” will go on without Alec Baldwin, says Lorne Michaels; but, should it?

“30 Rock” will go on without Alec Baldwin, says Lorne Michaels; but, should it?

By | August 2, 2011 at 9:26 am | 2 comments

Remember a while back when Alec Baldwin was all “Show’s over!” in regard to 30 Rock’s next season? He hasn’t commented on the series’ longevity in recent days, but executive producer and Saturday Night Live godfather Lorne Michaels has. And all I have to say is… uh...

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SNL, 30 Rock honcho Lorne Michaels to be honored at Emmys

By | June 15, 2010 at 8:47 pm | No comments

For his 35 years at the helm of Saturday Night Live as well as launching a great many movie careers (and wholly changing the face of television comedy), Lorne Michaels will be honored with the International Emmy Directorate Award. "With Saturday Night Live, Lorne Michaels...

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